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'd work in her home cap -- continued work in her hometown of detroit. >> i feel so sorry for people not living in detroit. detroit gives a sense of civilization in a way you do not get in a city like new york. obvious what was does not work. striving forways giant, and this is how giants fall. to have youhonored on this program. i am glad you are here. >> i am glad to be here. >> let me ask you what it is about detroit that makes you hopeful. aboute you so optimistic detroit's future? was a picture of the packard motor company. of rÜgen 38 years glass and broken concrete. -- of brokeno glass and broken concrete. it would hit and autoworker. in a few years because of production of cars in germany stoppedn, the plant reducing cars, and the chrysler lead went down to 2000 workers. if you through a stone -- threw a stone, it would hit a vacant lot. some people thought that was the end of everything. african-americans with that those vacant lots, and they thought, that is an opportunity for change. they began to transform the city. city that is more human, where we grow our own where w
of detroit could be getting much needed financing. the emergency manager for the bankrupt city issued requests for propels totaling $350 million in loans, so-called debt tore in possession financing. most of the money would be used to pay merrill lynch to end a complicated swaps deal related to bonds it once issueed to finance pensions for retired city workers. it's very complicated. the rest will pay bills to keep the city services operating. >>> a lot of detroit area workers getting a shot in the arm today. ford began making the top-selling fusion sedan in the u.s. for the first time ever. it's adding 1,400 new jobs to a plant in michigan just outside the motor city. the ceo moved production there from a factory in mexico saying the new plant will turn out more carps and help the company meet rising demand. >> well, we don't have a lot of capacity left but pretty much sized to what will be longer term. we think right now the u.s. will come in around 16 million units, maybe 17 but the pin up demand because the average age of vehicles is nearly 11 years old. we have room on the second
pales behind winning. make a big statement, the losses to detroit and to boston were real moments that were tough to get by. player, we lost to the lakers and 71, 72. we were able to win 72 and 73 against the laker team. tavis: if one can get addicted to winning, what is the antidote for that? it is an addiction like anything else, you see where i am going with this. what do you do about that? if you lose, it is a deep thought. it was the innovator of the triangle offense. players ofed the your own success through the last success of the night. you are not a success right now. we are back to square one. we will climb this letter again. -- ladder agian. -- again. it is so ephemeral, it is gone. how long it took the nine months or eight months. tavis: to your point, and i think you are right, the nothing really compares to that feeling of euphoria. navigated through those periods when you didn't win the big one? it was renewed energy to come back. things that i noticed in my own career is that it was hard for teams that went into a successful season to lose in the finals and come ba
or how they got here. isn't there a better way? from the rooftops of new york city detroit, there's a growing movement to change the way we eat. join us as food forward explores the explosion of urban agriculture across america, and meet the food rebels who are growing food right where we live. male announcer: funding for food forward is provided by...
at how commodities, treasuries and currencies performed today. >>> some positive news for the detroit area tonight. chrysler announced plans to spend $52 million on two plants located south of the city. the investment will add an asemiblee line. and the auto maker will also be hiring, nearly 300 jobs. >>> well, there is a renewed push in this country from big retailers to small manufacturers to buy products made here in the u.s. but may be easier said than done. jane wells goes on a shopping spree to see how hard it is to buy american. >> careful. >> reporter: shopping these days is like going to the united nations, the whole world is in your cart. pakistan, china, usa. >> reporter: do we care where most things come from? >> made in america. made in thailand. made in canada. >> reporter: nearly half of americans say they would be more likely to buy a product if stamped made in the usa. 60% of consumers would be willing to pay an extra 10% for american made. >> i don't pay attention to where it was created. >> sometimes i do, sometimes i don't. >> i would like to see more products made
, in chicago, detroit, philadelphia, and all over this nation, the black masses are on the march for jobs and freedom. >> in the five decades since, john lewis has become an icon of the civil rights movement, a hero who faced down brutal southern police in the name of freedom and was beaten bloody for daring to do so. today, he is a 14-term congressman from georgia. recently, he and i returned to the national mall in washington to remember that day in 1963 and the march that changed america. >> people were all the way down. and you just saw hundreds and thousands of individuals. i'm john lewis, and i was the youngest speaker. ten of us spoke. i spoke number six. dr. king spoke number ten. and out of the ten people that spoke that day, i'm the only one still around. >> congratulations. >> what's that? >> congratulations. >> thank you very much. >> it was a great moment in american life. >> you were his friend? >> yeah. i got to know dr. king. i met him in 1958 when i was 18. but i first heard of him when i was 15 years old in the 10th grade. we worked together. we marched together. we got
were the big drivers last month. general motors topped detroit's big three in sales growth with a 16% increase and as you can see they are ford and chrysler posed sales increases of 11%. >> and ford motors in the meantime agreed to pay a top fine to settle a fight. ford will pay the government 7.35 million to settle allegations it was slow to recall nearly a half million ford escapes last year to fix sticking gas peddles. ford knew about the problem, back in may of 2011 but failed to take action until the agency began the investigation a year later. >>> the billionaire investor carl icon is suing dell in an attempt to stop proposed rule changes for tomorrow's scheduled shareholder vote on michael dell's 24 billion-dollar off. it is aimed at stopping dell from rescheduling the vote and changing the record date. mr. icon believes changing the record date could color the outlook outcome but letting more recent shareholders vote. >>> the international trade commission is delaying the decision until august 9th whether to ban certain samsung phones. commission ruled apple violated some sam
today. lennar ended higher and rye lend, dr horton closed lower. >>> an update on detroit's bankruptcy. the federal judge presiding over the biggest bankruptcy filing in u.s. history order add mediator to handle negotiations with the city's unions and two largest pension funds. the idea is to save money on litigation against the city and speed up a resolution of this historic bankruptcy. >>> turning now to egypt. another day of violence and bloodshed as the military police continue their assault on supporters of oust the president mohamed morsi. from cairo, we have more. >> reporter: a very tense cairo here tonight as supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi continue to clash with security forces, not just here in cairo but across the country. it started after the protesters called for a million-man march, a friday of rage after friday prayers, and that did materialize. what happened around the square area and also some of the bridges, a lot of people have been killed. the images we've seen are very disturbing, very bloody images and mass gunmen in operation with ak-47s entrenching
dakota has the lowest at just 3%. >>> today was deadline day in detroit for creditors to file objections to the city's filing for chapter 9 bankruptcy protection, and dozens of creditors did just that. most of the earliest objections came from individual retirees worried about their pensions and benefits. the largest creditors in the case plan to file a joint objection. >>> more violence in egypt today. the death toll is now more than 1,000. since protests against the ousted islamist president mohamed morsi erupted last week. now a court ruled to release another ex-president, mubarak. that could trigger more unrest. here is the latest from cairo. >> reporter: it's been another turbulent 24 hours for egypt. starting off with violence in the northern part of the sinai peninsula where we understand that 25 police were ambushed and executed with a machine gun. three of them remain critically injured. that comes off the back of an attempted prison break, we understand from the egyptian ministry of interior, where 36 supporters of president mohamed morsi were killed. the violence is likely to
. mercedes benz tops the list satisfying the largest percent take. lexus is close behind but detroit's big three continue to lose ground against imports. the bottom three entries out of 20 name plates surveyed are all american. jeep, dodge and chevrolet. >> some pig changbig changes to and the benefit's plan. the world's largest provider will open domestic part nebraska ships for benefits. >>> when it comes to planning for retirement, many plan to wing it allowing fund managers to figure out their finances for them but fidelity, the nation's largest retirement provider found the average 401 k balance may not be enough to retire on and urging investors to take a more active role in planning for the financial futures. sharon ener epperson has more. >> i try to save 20% of what i make. >> reporter: but most are not saving enough. >> i think it's impossible to educate, clothe, provide piano lessons and feed your kids and save for retirement now. >> reporter: fidelity, the largest retirement provider found the average balance was 80 thorks ,600 and jumped for those employed in a workplace plan
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